NWGA Scanner | September 3rd, 2021

Dalton man leads police on pursuit after choking ex-girlfriend and stealing her vehicle during violent domestic

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on August, 2nd, 2021, A Whitfield County deputy was dispatched to the area of Mill Trace Drive in reference to doing a welfare check on a neighbor. When the deputy arrived in the area, he saw a female walking down the driveway. The female advised the deputy that she had been in an argument with her live-in boyfriend, Allan David White, 52, of Dalton. The victim advised that deputy Allan had choked her last night, and he took her phone. During the violent domestic, she advised he started choking her with his hands to the point that she thought she was going to die. The victim showed the deputy bruises on both of her arms at the inside bend of the elbow, where she states that he was holding her down. She advised Allan would not let her leave. She then witnessed him key her Nissan Altima and then left the scene in her Lincoln SUV. She stated that Allan stole her cell phone, her work computer, and her purse containing her money and financial cards, along with her Nissan Altima keys. Both witnesses who called 911 for help said that they saw Allan pushing the victim around in a very aggressive manner near their vehicles. The deputy then had dispatch put out a BOLO for the Lincoln SUV. According to a separate Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on August 8th, 2021, at around 1:37 PM, Deputy Townsend was dispatched to the same address in reference to Allan White being on the scene in a stolen 2007 Lincoln MKX. According to the report, “Deputy Townsend was also advised that Mr. White had active felony warrants for his arrest.” When the deputy arrived at the residence, he observed Allan take off in the stolen Lincoln. The deputy began pursuing the vehicle. According to the report, During the pursuit, Allan failed to stop at several stop signs and fail to maintain his lane of travel. Allan reached speeds over 50 mph while traveling on Caprice Road. According to the report, while traveling north on Reed Road, Allan reached speeds over 80 mph. According to the report, As Allan continued northbound on Reed Road, the vehicle passed two-vehicle traveling northbound in a no-passing zone near the crest of a hill. As Allan passed the two vehicles traveling northbound, there were vehicles that were traveling southbound. According to the report, “At that time, Deputy Townsend terminated the pursuit and advised dispatch.” A short time later, an officer with the Varnell Police Department located the vehicle and began pursuing it. The pursuit ended on I-75 northbound near exit 345 with the stolen vehicle overturning. Allan was booked into the Whitfield County Jail charged with false imprisonment, felony theft by taking/larceny/theft of an automobile, terroristic threats and acts, aggravated assault (weapon), felony theft by taking/larceny, felony fleeing/attempting to elude a police officer, second-degree criminal damage to property (private), operating a vehicle without adequately securing the load, misdemeanor theft by taking/larceny, two counts of reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, removing/affixing a license plate with the intent to conceal, misdemeanor theft by receiving a stolen vehicle, misdemeanor willful obstruction of law officers, improper lane change or usage, driving with a suspended or revoked license, running a red light, five counts of failure to stop at a stop sign, two counts of battery (family violence) and two counts of passing in no-passing zones. As of September 3rd, Allan is currently being held without bond in the Whitfield County Jail.